Dal is the staple food across North Indian Cuisine. The dals are lentils and legumes that are prepared either in its gravy form or the dry form. Lentils like toor dal, urad dal, masoor dal, moong dal, moth dal, kuleeth dal and legumes like rajma, chana, lobia and many more are widely used across all north indian dal recipes.

Each region and each home has special method of preparing the dal, using special homemade spice powders. When you move towards the north, each home has a secret garam masala recipe or a rajma masala recipe.

Besan is also an important by product from chana dal and is used in making a variety of dishes like bajji, pakora, gatte and more.

Besan is also the key ingredient used in making kadhi of various forms. Each region has a special version of the Kadhi they make. The Punjabi Kadhi is a little thicker, the gujarati and rajasthani kadhi is lighter. The gujarati kadhi is however little sweet and spicy.

In this section you will find more than 50 authentic Indian Dal & Kadhi Recipes like Dal Makhani, Chana Masala, Rajma Masala, Dal Tadka, Gujarati Dal, Punjabi Kadhi, Kadhi Pakora, Lahsun dal, Dhaba Dal, Masoor Dal, Toor Dal & Much more.

Kala Chana Masala Recipe

Kala Desi Chana is a delicious, spicy and flavorful curry that is made simple with a simple use of ingredients like onion garlic ginger and tomatoes along with garam masala and chillies. Cooking along with Figaro Olive oil makes this recipe healthy and delicious too.  Did you know: Higher the MUFA / mono-unsaturated fat in the oil, the better for you. Generally you will get about 75-79% MUFA levels in olive oil. So next time when you are in the supermarket buying your grocery, do check ...

Lobia Masala Recipe (Black Eyed Bean Curry) - Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Lobia Masala is also known as Chora nu Shaak in Gujarati, is a favorite family dish. Black-eyed bean is a versatile pulse that beautiful absorbs the spices added to it making it succulent and tasty. This bean is packed with proteins and micronutrients, is low in saturated fat and is a good source of dietary fiber. Serve Lobia Masala with Roti/Paratha and Raita to make wholesome weeknight dinner menu. Did you know: One cup of cooked black-eyed peas or cowpeas has 160 calories and negligible ...

ढाबा स्टाइल दाल फ्राई रेसिपी - Dhaba Style Dal Fry (Recipe In Hindi)

ढाबा स्टाइल दाल फ्राई बहुत ही सरल रेसिपी है जिसमे साड़ी दालो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इस दाल में तुअर दाल, मूंग दाल, उरद दाल, मसूर दाल और चना दाल का प्रयोग किया गया है. यह दाल उत्तर भारत में ढाबों पर ...

Panchmel Dal Recipe (Rajasthani Dal)

Panchmel Dal also known as Panchkuti is a traditional Rajasthani dal recipe. It is a staple in almost every household in Rajasthan. The Panchmel Dal is most often served along with Dal Baati, that is another popular dish from the Rajasthani Cuisine.  Panch mean five in hindu and hence the name Panchmel that is delicately blended together using various spices. You can serve the Pancmel Dal along with Baati or  eat it along Beans Pulav accompanied with Haldi ki Sabzi, followed ...

Rajasthani Dal Recipe

The Rajasthani Dal recipe is a dal that is packed with flavor and proteins. The addition of green moong dal , channa dal and mildly spiced with some garlic makes this dal delectable. And finally not to miss the addition of ghee, green chillies and lemon juice that gives the perfect spice and tanginess needed to digest this dal. Serve Rajasthani Dal along with Phulkas and Bhindi Raita for a weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Gujarati Dal Recipe Amritsari ...

Rajasthani Dal Muthiya Recipe

Rajasthani Dal Muthiya is a perfect and delicious combination of simple yellow mogar dal and fried whole wheat flour dumplings. This recipe is very similar to the Rajasthani dal baat but it has a different taste and flavour which makes it different from others. Serve Rajasthani Dal Muthiya on its own with fried chillies and Masala Chaas for a delicious weekend lunch. You can also try other Rajasthani recipes such as Rajasthani Dal Baati Pitor Ki Sabzi Rabodi Ki Sabzi

Rajasthani Dal Baaple Churma Recipe

Dal Baaple Churma is a traditional Rajasthani treat. The spicy dal with the sweet churma along with deep fried crunchy batis, its such a treat, which steals the heart and delights the taste buds. A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one such traditional combination. Fresh baatis drowned in piping hot dal is a perfect accompaniment for churma. Serve Rajasthani Daal Baaple Churma on its own with Rajasthani Gatte Ki Sabzi as a side dish for our festive meal or a weekend ...

Red Lentil Curry Without Coconut Recipe

If you are vegetarian and also health cautious, then Red lentil curry is one of the best choice. Red lentils are soaked well in advance and then boiled separately. The gravy is prepared using onions, tomatoes along with spices and the boiled lentils are cooked in it. It goes well with rice or any bread.  Serve Red Lentil Curry Without Coconut along with Palak Raita, Aloo Bhindi Ki Sabzi and Phulkas  for your weekday meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dal recipes such ...

Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices)

Trevti Dal is a classic gujarati recipe which is cooked using three different lentils. The lentils are tempered with mild spices making Gujarati Style Creamy Lentils simple yet delectable. The mashed chana dal renders a nice creamy texture to the dal. Serve the Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices) along with Phulkas and Batata nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi) Recipe or with Steamed Rice and Crispy Crunchy Roti Ke Papad Recipe for a comforting weeknight dinner. If ...

Chilke Wali Mung Dal Curry Recipe

Split Mung bean dal cooked in aromatic Indian spices, onions and tomatoes; perfect with a bowl of hot steaming rice or any Indian flat bread. It is a perfect recipe to serve during your weekday lunch or dinner. Chilke Wali Mung Dal goes well with steamed rice, any pulao or biryani and any Indian flat bread like roti, paratha, naan, puri etc. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Rajasthani Dal Recipe Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe Dal Banjara Recipe

Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe (Lentils in Tangy Coconut Curry)

The Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe is a spicy, tangy gravy made with whole masoor dal with the skins on, is a typical Mangalorean specialty. Gassi is a staple curry in the Mangalore and Malnad areas of Karnataka that is essentially made of fresh spices ground down with coconut to form the base of the gravy. You can serve the Masoor Dal Gassi along with steamed rice topped with ghee and Dhangar Pachadi. Did You Know: Masoor dal contains high levels of proteins, including the essential amino acids isoleucine ...

Malvani Vatli Dal Recipe

Malvani Vatli Dal is one of the dishes from the Malvani cuisine of the Konkan region of Maharashtra and Goa. The cuisine is named after a coastal town in the Sindhu Durga district on the west coast of Maharashtra. Malvani town has their own style of cooking which uses coconut of all forms extensively in their cuisine. While fishes dominate their cuisine, they do have some delicious vegetarian recipes. This vatli dal is one such delicious curry which is usually prepared during Chaitra month, the first ...

Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe

Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe is a simple and mildly spiced tomato broth made regularly in a Maharashtrian households. Serve the Maharashtrian Tomato Saar Recipe along with Steamed Rice and Papad for a light weeknight dinner. Did you know: Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamin C, a natural antioxidant which prevents against cancer. Regular consumption of tomatoes has been proven to decrease the levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, making it suitable for heart ...

Masoor Moong Phali Ki Dal Recipe (Masoor Dal With Peanuts Recipe)

Masoor Moong Phali Ki Dal Recipe (Masoor Dal With Peanuts Recipe), delicious and rich dal made with a blend of peanuts and Massor. It is a luscious thick gravy spiced up with some authentic Indian spice and garnished with some seasoned tadka and freshly chopped coriander leaves. The Masoor dal which we have used in this recipe is rich in Iron content and potassium which will be the perfect ingredient to be added to your diet. Peanuts on the other hand is rich in proteins. Serve the Masoor Moong ...

Masoor Dal Aur Rajma Masala Recipe

Lentils have a distinct earthy flavour and are very commonly used throughout South Asia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean. It is a store house of proteins for the vegetarians. It is very often eaten with rice or roti's in India. Masoor Dal Aur Rajma Masala Recipe is a simple yet delicious lentil dish made using the nutritious whole masoor dal or red lentils and rajma or the red kidney beans. It is cooked in mild spices bringing out the beautiful flavour of the lentils.  Serve Masoor Dal ...

Maash Ki Dal Khasgi Recipe (Dhaba Style Urad Dal)

Maash Ki Dal is one of the most popular dish from the dhaba. It is a lentils based slightly creamy, spicy dal recipe which is made of urad dal. It is one of most preferred dal when people eat in dhaba. The authentic maash ki dal is usually cooked in an handi on open fire. The urad dal is cooked to perfection – not too mushy. The dal is then flavored with aromatic spices and garnished with beautifully fried crispy golden brown onions and ginger juliennes. The main spice comes from the chilies. Try ...

Kala Desi Chana Recipe (Brown Chickpea Curry)

Kala Desi Chana is a delicious, spicy and flavorful curry of Whole Bengal Gram without using onion or garlic. The chickpea with dark brown skin is smaller in size when compared to the white skinned chickpea. The two vary a lot in taste and texture. The Whole Bengal Gram tend to be drier and maintain their firmness even after they have been cooked very well. A recipe made from the Kala Chana tastes good both in its dry and gravy form. Serve Kala Desi Chana with aam ras for a festive meal.  Did ...

Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal Recipe (Bengali Style Moong Dal with Winter Vegetables)

Dal or lentil is the second important protein for Bengalis after fish. They need to have a ladleful of any lightly flavored lentil dish for their meal everyday. In a Bengali style of eating, Dal is eaten as a second or third course with some fritter or stir fries. The Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal is delicately flavored with ghee and cumin to let the aroma of dry roasted yellow mung shine through. In winter vegetables are added to make it more nutritious. Serve the Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger ...

Amritsari Sookhi Dal Recipe

Dal/ lentils is full of proteins. This Punjabi dal is made using the urad dal/husked and split black gram. Urad dal is rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, folic acid and specially beneficial for women. Punjabi Cuisine is popular for it's spiciness and this dish is no different. Lots of green chillies is used in this Dal. This dal is a traditional dish where the urad dal is cooked along with onions, tomatoes and masalas into a dry sabji.  Cilantro leaves are used generously to flavour this dish. ...

Palak Tovve or Palak Dal Recipe (Spinach and Lentil Curry)

Palak Dal is a tasty and nutritious Karnataka style curry, also known as Palak Tovve, is quick to make and tastes delicious. Palak Dal is a nutritious combination of spinach and lentils, together they create one wholesome curry. Serve it with rotis for a simple weeknight dinner or traditional delicacies like majjige huli on the special festive occasions. Did you know: Spinach is full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. It has an extremely high nutritional value ...

Yellow Pumpkin Dal Recipe

Yellow Pumpkin Dal recipe is a tasty thick pumpkin based lentil curry, that makes for a soothing and comforting meal especially on weekdays. The addition of garlic and other spices and the quick way it can be put together, makes it a lovely dish that goes well with steaming hot rice topped with ghee, and accompanied by sides of Chatpatti Makai Masala or Kalonji Gobi Aloo. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as Gujarati Dal Recipe Keerai Sambar ...

Hirve Kaalvan Recipe (Fresh Coriander and Coconut Curry)

Hirve Kaalvan or Fresh Coriander and Coconut Curry is a perfect dish that can be prepared especially when you are tired of the usual dal accompanying your meals. This is a versatile curry that goes with any meal, that is mild and creamy. The Hirve Kaalvan pairs beautifully hot steamed rice and makes great lunch for weekdays.  Did You Know: Coriander commonly known as Dhania in the Indian subcontinent, cilantro in the America and some parts of Europe. The health benefits of coriander ...

Dal Chenchki ( Red Lentils with Shallots)

The Dal Chenchki is a recipe from Bengal, a state I love to visit so very often for its aromatic food. The Dal Chenchki is a simple recipe made from red lentils (masoor dal) and combined with baby onions (shallots) and seasoned with ghee and mild spices. Serve the Dal Chenchki with Aloo Parwal Sabzi (another Bengali favorite) and hot rice, topped with ghee. I must mention that the version of Dal Chenchki might not be same as many bengali's make, but is an inspired version of ...

Cauliflower Moong Dal Recipe

Cauliflower Moong Dal Recipe is a comforting side dish recipe which is also easy to prepare. This is a an old recipe that is passed on from generations in my family. Seasoned with fresh cilantro, golden turmeric and cumin, this recipe has a cooling effect on body due to moong dal. Serve Cauliflower Moong Dal Recipe along with phulkas or Gehun Bhajra Thepla Recipe for lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, here are more toor dal recipes to consider trying Moong Dal Halwa Recipe Pudina ...

     
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